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Your pictures of Scotland: 8 - 15 February

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 8 and 15 February. Send your photos to scotlandpictures@bbc.co.uk or via Instagram at #bbcscotlandpics.

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Sun rising over Elgin Cathedral ruins Image copyright Stephen Leitch
Image caption The sun rising over the beautiful ruins of Elgin Cathedral. Stephen Leitch says it was known as the lantern of the north in its pre-Reformation days.
Bass Rock Image copyright David Majsterek
Image caption David Majsterek took last weekend while out a walk. It is the golf course in North Berwick, looking towards the Bass Rock, with some oyster catchers running about the greens.
The Necropolis in Glasgow Image copyright Carol Macdonald
Image caption This picture of the Necropolis in Glasgow was taken by Carol Macdonald.
Tay Road Bridge Image copyright David Wilkinson
Image caption David Wilkinson was visiting Dundee on Monday and captured this unusual angle of the Tay Road Bridge from a position at the top of Dundee Law.
Loch Lochy Image copyright William Cameron
Image caption William Cameron calls this photo "Reflections by Letter Finlay, Loch Lochy".
Diver at Loch Leven Image copyright Mark Kirkland
Image caption Mark Kirkland took this photo of his friend Pete at Loch Leven, Glencoe. He said: "One of the most beautiful dive sites in the country, I think."
Fox in snow Image copyright Brendan Scullion
Image caption Brendan Scullion took this photo of a fox in Glen Douglas near Arrochar.
View of Edinburgh from Salisbury Crags Image copyright Julie Ross
Image caption Julie Ross says there were breathtaking views of Edinburgh, including the castle, while walking around the Salisbury Crags and Arthur’s Seat on Sunday afternoon,
Wild otters Image copyright Mark Maloy
Image caption Mark Maloy from Forres took this photo of three wild otters in Moray,
Boy on top off Ben A'an Image copyright Phil Thompson
Image caption Phil Thompson took this picture of his son Finn, on top of Ben A'an on Sunday.
One o'clock gun being fired Image copyright Marcos Monteferrante
Image caption Marcos Monteferrante says he left Venezuela 11 years ago fell in love with Scotland. He lives in Aberdeen but loves to visit Edinburgh. "This time I managed to take a snapshot of the fire of the cannon at 1 o’clock," he said.
Caerlaverock Castle Image copyright Yvonne Miller
Image caption Caerlaverock Castle in Dumfries and Galloway, taken by Yvonne Miller.
Appin in Argyll. Image copyright Gill Shand
Image caption Gill Shand took this photo during a during a beautiful walk at Appin in Argyll.
Buachaille Etive Mòr (Stob Dearg) Image copyright Matthew Caulfield
Image caption Scotland's finest mountain?, asks Matthew Caulfield. Buachaille Etive Mòr (Stob Dearg) with a fresh dusting of overnight snow, and the River Etive from the new Kingshouse Hotel in Glen Coe.
The Samye Ling Victory Stupa Image copyright Roy Whittaker
Image caption The Samye Ling Victory Stupa in the grounds of the Kagyu Same Ling Monastery and Tibetan Centre, Eskdalemuir. Taken by Roy Whittaker.
Crowds at Murrayfield Image copyright William Hardie
Image caption William Hardie, from San Carlos in California, went to Murrayfield to watch Scotland play Ireland. He captured this scene at the Murrayfield stadium bar. "I thought the only scrums were on the pitch," he said.
Loch Morlich Image copyright Fraser Gallacher
Image caption Fraser Gallacher took this photo of Loch Morlich thawing out after a spell of cold weather this week. "The effects were stunning on a very windy morning," he said.
View to Skye from viewpoint on the Plock of Kyle Image copyright Julian Paren
Image caption Julian Paren took this picture of the view to Skye from viewpoint on the Plock of Kyle.
Dog under rainbow Image copyright Jennifer Chinn
Image caption "My cockapoo on Stirling golf course," says Jennifer Chinn.
View from Oban harbour Image copyright Lorraine Edwardson
Image caption View from Oban harbour on a beautiful winter's day. Taken by Lorraine Edwardson.
Conic Hill in Balmaha Image copyright Julie Kerr
Image caption "It felt like spring walking up Conic Hill in Balmaha," said Julie Kerr.
Collies in Drumpellier Park
Image caption Collies having a breather in Drumpellier Park, near Coatbridge. Photo by John Mcguigan.
Snowdrops in Kelvingrove Square Image copyright Debbie Hindle
Image caption There were lots of photo of snowdrops this week. This was the only one which incorporated Valentine's Day. Debbie Hindle and Lesley Morrison took this at their community garden in Kelvingrove Square in Glasgow.
View south over the water towards the Ballachulish horseshoe ridge Image copyright Chris Murray
Image caption "I was heading up a mountain to the north of Loch Leven, but the view south over the water towards the Ballachulish horseshoe ridge was what caught the eye," says Chris Murray.

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